Feb 152016

Cover for City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett. Sequel to City of Stairs. A hand reaches up from a burst of lightning, gripping a sword by the blade.Shelf Awareness: Robert Jackson Bennett’s sequel to 2014’s City of Stairs is thrilling, deeply thoughtful about the nature of war, and just odd enough, while still offering analogues to our own world to remain familiar.

Discover: This excellently plotted sequel to City of Stairs mixes science and the divine and meditations on the nature of war, and has a satisfying, exciting conclusion.

Read Shelf Awareness’ full review of City of Blades here.